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Distilled #9: Lovely Ladies Sell Instruments

Why are these stylish women posing with scientific instruments? Instrument makers in the 1960s used “lovely ladies” to sell their wares, an advertising ploy that’s still around today.

August 27, 2019

Distilled #9: Lovely Ladies Sell Instruments

Join Distillations podcast host Alexis Pedrick as Science History Institute staff members share their favorite objects from our museum, archival, and library collections.